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EU, IOM help hundreds of West African migrants return home from Libya

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Hundreds of West African migrants return home from Libya

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LAGOS, Nigeria - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions.
Another 164 migrants returned to Nigeria early Friday, the latest group to be repatriated with help from the European Union and the International Organization for Migration. The first 504 migrants from neighbouring Niger, including children, returned home Wednesday, part of an expected mass voluntary evacuation of 3,850 over the coming days, the U.N. migration agency said.
The African Union aims to return 20,000...
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